Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud




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    This Microsoft Course 20247D Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud is a five-day training course that imparts requisite skills for configuring and deploying a private cloud environment on Windows System Center 2012 R2 platform.

    Through a combination of lectures and hands-on lab, professionals learn to configure Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (App-V), PXE Servers, monitor clouds using Operations Manager, and Data Protection manager.

    Module 1: Planning for the Cloud

    This module explains how to design a private cloud infrastructure by understanding the requirements of a private and public cloud.


    • Understanding of Cloud Models
    • Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Components
    • Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V
    • Designing a Private Cloud Infrastructure
    • Deploying Hyper-V Clustering with VMM
    • Advantages of Deploying a Private Cloud

    Module 2: Configuring and Deploying the Private Cloud with Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

    This module explains how to configure and deploy a private cloud using Virtual Machine Manager.


    • Overview of VMM Architecture and Components
    • Installing and Upgrading VMM
    • Understanding Host Groups
    • Configuring Advanced Networking in VMM
    • Configuring VMM Security and Roles

    Module 3: Extending and Maintaining Cloud Infrastructure

    This module explains how to extend and maintain the private cloud infrastructure, deploying bare-metal Hyper-V host servers. It also explains how to configure software updates for the private cloud fabric using VMM.


    • Overview of the PXE and Update Server Roles
    • Creating and Using an Update Baseline
    • Configuring the Update Server Role
    • Deploying Bare-Metal Hyper-V Host Servers

    Module 4: Configuring Application Delivery

    This module explains how to configure application delivery for the private cloud using VMM.


    • Dynamic Application Deployment Overview
    • Server Application Virtualization Overview
    • Configuring Server App-V Components
    • Deploy and Sequence Virtual Applications
    • Web Deployment Packages

    Module 5: Creating the Private Cloud Building Blocks

    This module explains the private cloud building blocks which include configuring virtual machine templates and profiles in VMM.


    • Configuring User Roles
    • Configuring Hardware Profiles
    • Configuring Application Profiles
    • Configuring Service Provider Foundation
    • Configuring Virtual Machine Templates
    • Configuring SQL Server Using SQL Server Profiles
    • Configuring Guest Operating System Profiles

    Module 6: Deploying and Configuring Access to a Private Cloud

    This module explains how to deploy and access a private cloud by configuring private cloud resources and private cloud capacity.


    • Understanding Private Cloud Computing
    • Installing and Configuring App Controller
    • Creating and Managing Service Templates

    Module 7: Monitoring Cloud Infrastructure

    This module explains how to monitor the hybrid cloud infrastructure with Operations Manager installing, configuring and integrating Operations Manager with other System Center 2012 R2 components. 


    • Operations Manager Installation Considerations
    • Operations Manager Architecture and Security
    • Configuring Management Packs
    • Configuring Integration with System Center 2012 R2
    • Configuring User Roles and Notifications

    Module 8: Extending and Customizing Monitoring of the Cloud Infrastructure

    This module explains how to extend and customize the monitoring of the hybrid cloud infrastructure.


    • Monitoring Templates
    • Distributed Application Monitoring
    • Configuring System Center Advisor
    • Configuring the SharePoint Server Portal

    Module 9: Implementing Service Management for the Cloud

    This module explains how to implement service management for the private cloud using Service Manager.


    • Service Manager Architecture Overview
    • Understanding Service Manager Work Items
    • Configuring Service Manager Notifications
    • Configuring Service Manager Connectors
    • Upgrading to System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager

    Module 10: Configuring High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Protection for a Cloud

    This module explains how to configure protection and disaster recovery for the private by configuring Hyper-V Recovery Manager.


    • Planning for Azure Site Recovery
    • Planning DPM Deployment
    • DPM Architecture and Components
    • Configuring DPM for the Private Cloud
    • Configuring Application Protection for a Cloud
    • Upgrading DPM
    • Restoring Applications to the Cloud

    Module 11: Automating and Standardizing a Cloud

    This module explains how to automate and standardize the private cloud using System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator.


    • Orchestrator Architecture and Components Overview
    • Managing Runbooks
    • Configuring Integration Packs
    • Deploying and Configuring Core Components

    Module 12: Configuring a Self-Service Multi-Tenant Cloud with the Windows Azure Pack

    This module explains how to configure a multi-tenant private cloud by Windows Azure Pack and also explains how to configure virtual machine clouds, website clouds, and SQL clouds.


    • Configuring the Windows Azure Pack

    The Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud course is intended for cloud administrators who will be responsible for designing, installing and configuring a cloud infrastructure.

    The cloud administrators should have the prerequisite knowledge in the following areas:

    • Microsoft Azure.
    • Networking experience.
    • Hyper-V knowledge.
    • Windows Server 2012 experience.
    • Knowledge of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
    • Working knowledge of previous versions of System Center products.
    • Knowledge of configuration of Microsoft SharePoint.
    • Storage Area Network (SAN) Knowledge.
    • Understanding of cloud and data center management processes.

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    Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) - [70-247] 70-247 USD 127



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